Articles by Derek Coombs
It is usually the generals who carry the blame for the carnage of the first world war. Derek Coombs reconsiders Roy Jenkins's biography of Asquith and argues that the politicians have escaped lightly
There was shit on the wall and pee running down the staircase. Derek Coombs recalls a problem estate suffering from the inexorable decline of stable families
The coming dispute over the relationship between Euro "ins" and "outs" could begin the unravelling of the EU. Derek Coombs says that Britain has considerable clout on this issue but should not abuse...
Derek Coombs once arranged secret talks between the IRA and the British government. He now believes talks cannot work-but re-drawing the border might